River Thames, England

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  • Page 161

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    in the midst of one universal dens mass [o]f brick & Stone buildings, covering about six miles squair of ground while viewing this scenery in a clear day we were conversing with a Prussian traveller (citizen of Berlin) who had travled much over Europe & Asia & other parts of the world, & he declaired we could not find another spot upon the face of the earth that would present to our view as grand a scenery as the one before us. This monument was 24 feet higher ...
  • Page 166

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    walking in the Street we steped up to him & spoke to him though It was the first time we had ever seen him. Br Kimball asked him if he was a preachedr he said he was he seemed to have a good spirit his name was Manning he had Been to America he was a native of Gloucestershire had come to London for the purpose of going to South Australia But he was now in trouble he had Just Buried one Child ...
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    August 29, 1840 August 30, 1840
  • Page 169

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    September 1, 1840 ~ Tuesday Sept 1.st I walked out in the after noon with Elders Smith & Kimball to visit some of the great works of man, we visited the Thames Tunnel which is considered one of the greatest wonders of the world. We entered the Tunnel on the South Side of the river Thames at Rotherhithe & after going about about 80 feet down into the earth we entered the archway on the left which ...
    Dates:
    September 1, 1840 September 2, 1840
  • Page 262

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    The following is from the London weekly Dispatch Sunday Jan 17th 1841 1st Upwards of 100 seaman connected with New Castle upon Tine perished in the storm of Novembem 2nd The American Presidents Message to Congress, a contrast drawn by the Editor between England and America which was interesting 3rd England without a parliament, Publicola 4th The Schooner Veritas burned & one man 5 The Royal Speech To be deliverd frome the Throne by her Majesty on the opening of Parliament ...
  • Page 22

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Sister Album sent us ^[FIGURE]^ two loaves of bread and a lump of Butter. -[Elder Kimball & myself]- bought each of our wives A Muslin DeLain Dress I also boug- ht one of the same kind for Sister Eunice Woodruff all three of the Dresses or the pattern was exactly alik we {paid} 5 {sterling apiece [half] the summer dress} Also bought a foot rool rule a pair of nut cracks & twesers of Mrs Algood. We walked to ...
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    February 5, 1841
  • Page 23

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    shot, Balls, cannon, &c, the fires or Bellows were all worked by steam. the operation of the engines were pointed out unto us among many other curiosities we saw the Idrolick Press or pump, by which power the strength of all the anchors & chain cables are tried with this small press they readily can break 150 tons wait, they will snap an anchor into like a pipes stem that will weigh 5 tons. it clearly shows the consentrated power of the invention of men, we saw specemins of vari- ous timbers which ...
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    February 6, 1841
  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    She is firm & unmoved in the great cause in which she is ingaged. My Prayer is that Peace health & Strength may rest upon her & her children & may the Lord make her usful, O Lord work by whome thou wilt but work & send by whom thou wilt but send, that thy cause may roll on in this city & to thee O Lord shall be all the glory. Mr Alburn informed the people he should soon be a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints & wished others ...
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    January 11, 1841 January 12, 1841
  • Page 160

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    August 21, 1840 ~ Friday 21st This was the most interesting day of my life as far as viewing the splended works of man was concerned. I started in company with Elders Kimble, & G. A. Smith. for a walk over the City of London we crossed over London Bridge, through King Williams St & passed through several other streets visited the cup & garden, passed through St Martin street & court, &
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    August 21, 1840
  • Page 216

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    December 3, 1840 ~ Thursday Dec 3rd [FIGURE] [From] After a long Days walk throug[h] through the city of London we returned to our room whare our friend Mr's Morgan presente[d] us with a bundle of letters [FIGURE] one was from my Dear Phebe Dated Oct 6th to 16th. It brought much knews of interest. I also received 2 lett[ers] from P. P. Pratt. H. C. Kimball. Received a letter from his wife ...
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    December 3, 1840
  • Page 219

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    After visiting the Tower we walked to the Thames & waited for Elder Young who went through the Tunnel & visited it & purchased a pattern of the Tunnel for 13/ which presents an exact likeness of it. We then walked across London Bridge & returned to our Room in Ironmonge[r] Row. We held a meeting in the evening Elder Young Preached. Distance of the day 10 m December 4, 1840 ~ Friday Dec 4th Elder ...
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    December 4, 1840 December 5, 1840 December 6, 1840